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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Mott MacDonald

Location: City of Bristol

Job Type: Full time


Do you want to work for a company whose purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes, and to transform businesses, communities, and opportunities for it's employees? Mott MacDonald is a global consultancy whose people do exactly that.

We are looking for Senior Geotechnical Engineers to join our teams across the West Midlands, Southwest, and Wales. The focus of this important, challenging and varied role is to provide leadership for the technical delivery of geotechnical design, supporting the Built Environment, Transport, Water and other Sectors.
Key elements of the role include:

  • Involvement in the development and growth of regional team
  • Assist in the management of geotechnical design teams
  • Undertake the design of specialist geotechnical structures
  • Management of project teams and budgets
  • Promote technical excellence
  • Supervision and mentoring of graduates
  • Business development, helping to develop Client relationships

Mott MacDonald's Ground Engineering Divisional Team in Wales, Midlands and South West of England is enjoying an exciting period of growth thanks to excellent technical performance, framework wins and close client relationships in private and public sectors.

This is exciting opportunity for an experienced Geotechnical Engineer to join our growing team, you will join a 50 strong divisional team of geologists, geotechnical engineers, soil scientists and contaminated land specialists.

Required for the position of Geotechnical Engineer;

  • BSc(Hons) in Geology or Civil Engineering
  • MSc or higher in Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology
  • Chartered with the Geological Society or Institution of Civil Engineers
  • Experienced in the design of geotechnical structures and the use of design software such as Plaxis, Slope W and Repute
  • Track record of managing design teams and client facing project management
  • If you meet 80% or more of what we're looking for, please still apply. We understand not everyone will meet all the requirements, but you might have skills we didn't know we need.